Pete Hammond Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 50% The Devil and Father Amorth (2018) William Friedkin manages to create the perfect companion to his classic 1973 horror film The Exorcist with a docu that shows us the real thing.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2018
2/5 63% Come Sunday (2018) Despite a terrific and dedicated performance from the always great Chewitel Ejiofor this film is like a sermon you never asked for.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2018
2/5 33% I Feel Pretty (2018) Amy Schumer tries hard but fails to lift this ordinary and preachy comedy to the heights of Trainwreck or her considerable talents. ‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2018
4/5 74% Kodachrome (2018) Beautifully acted father/son story contains a terrific performance by Jason Sudeikis and an Oscar worthy one from Ed Harris. Please don't forget this one , Academy. It's special and memorable.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2018
3/5 51% Rampage (2018) Can Dwayne Johnson save Chicago from rampaging monsters? Do you have to ask?‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
3/5 83% Borg Vs. McEnroe (2018) Even if you know the outcome of this classic tennis match you will likely be riveted by the performances, particularly Shia LaBeouf who serves up a winner as bratty tennis great John McEnroe.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
4/5 78% Beirut (2018) Jon Hamm delivers his best big screen performance yet in a good old fashioned political thriller with a great Tony Gilroy script.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
3.5/5 91% Lean on Pete (2018) Andrew Haigh's deliberate and moving study of a youth adrift with a horse as much in need as he is hits the mark. Charlie Plummer is terrific.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2018
4/5 77% Chappaquiddick (2018) The 1969 Ted Kennedy scandal still resonates almost 50 years later in the first serious film treatment that is sure to be as controversial as it is compelling to watch.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2018
3/5 83% Blockers (2018) Lots of laughs in this 'Porky's' for teen girls, except in this case it is the parents who take the acting honors.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2018
5/5 95% A Quiet Place (2018) This is about as terrifying as movies get. Superb performances and expertly directed.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2018
82% First Match (2018) [Yahya] Abdul-Mateen ll is excellent in the role of this self-serving, ill-equipped parent, but this movie belongs to [Elvire] Emanuelle, who is clearly a star in the making.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2018
3.5/5 70% Finding Your Feet (2018) It's Dancing With The Seniors As Spry Veteran British Cast Makes All The Right Moves In Charming And Well-Acted Crowd Pleaser.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2018
5/5 74% Ready Player One (2018) Steven Spielberg's dizzying, dazzling VR fantasia of pop culture is something to behold. Movie fans will be in hog heaven.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2018
94% Outside In (2018) [Jay] Duplass shows it is never too late to step in front of a camera, and he is touchingly real and relatable throughout. ‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2018
3/5 78% Unsane (2018) Claire Foy is superb in Steven Soderbergh's timely and frightening stalker thriller. Plus it was all impressively shot on an iphone!‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2018
4/5 70% I Can Only Imagine (2018) This moving faith-based musical biopic of the smash song hits all the right notes.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2018
4/5 83% Augie (2018) A surprisingly upbeat, inspiring documentary about a fitness industry giant's battle against ALS and the love story that makes him prevail.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2018
2/5 22% 7 Days in Entebbe (2018) Even a top Israeli dance troupe can't rescue this undercooked and umpteenth retelling on the heroic 1976 raid on Entebbe to rescue hijacked airline passengers.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
3/5 49% Tomb Raider (2018) Alicia Vikander's tough and tender turn as Lara Croft makes this silly but entertaining action adventure worthwhile.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
2.5/5 39% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) It's got Oprah,diversity in casting, good message but it is STRICTLY for kids.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
4/5 92% Love, Simon (2018) This winning comedy about a gay high schooler looking for love hits you right in the heart.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
93% Logan (2017) After some nine X-Men movies of various stripes and styles including a couple of previous stand-alone Wolverine films, I had little hope that the best was yet to come. But indeed it has come in the form of Logan...‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2018
3/5 47% Red Sparrow (2018) Sex, seduction, violence, torture, deception, spies, russians, nudity, twists, turns - what more can you ask for especially with Jennifer Lawrence in charge?‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2018
51% Submission (2018) This is a small, adult film that will have smart specialty audiences thinking. What's wrong with that? It also happens to be highly entertaining.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2018
87% Annihilation (2018) While providing food for its ravenous creatures, it also provides food for thought.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
25% The 15:17 to Paris (2018) The lack of the usual Hollywood showboating in favor of reality is admirable, if dull in some spots, but the idea is audacious and makes it all worth checking out - a curio from a world-class director who at 87 still knows how to change things up.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
3.5/5 36% Nostalgia (2018) A rumination on grief, loss, memories , and the stuff we hang on to, Nostalgia is a movie to be remembered for exceptional performances from a first rate ensemble cast.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2018
13% Fifty Shades Freed (2018) Like its predecessors, Fifty Shades Freed almost seems structured like a musical except it stops every few minutes for a steamy sexual encounter rather than a song.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2018
62% Peter Rabbit (2018) The live-action stars also shine, with an appealing Gleeson overcoming the unlikable aspects of Thomas, while Byrne plays as a lovely woman with a place in her heart for both a rabbit and a man.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2018
96% Black Panther (2018) This is a superhero movie for the ages, and especially for this age.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2018
3.5/5 94% A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (2018) Daniela Vega is striking in this transgender drama that has become an Oscar favorite for Foreign Language Film. It hits on many levels and remains compelling throughout for its themes and emotional resonance.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2018
2.5/5 42% Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) Third time around for the Maze Runner gang doubles the action quotient and should please fans despite an overlong running time and predictable plot points for this type of YA vehicle.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
100% Paddington 2 (2018) What could be overbearing (sorry) kid stuff instead is wonderfully droll and charming throughout, a children's film that really does not talk down to its intended audience and should please every member of the family. ‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2018
76% My Cousin Rachel (2017) Roger Michell wrote and directs this adaptation with the flair it needs to connect to a new generation who may never have even heard of it. ‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
18% The House (2017) Cohen just can't seem to make the tonal shifts work, and the film falls prey to some cringe-inducing scenes in its second half. ‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
80% An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power (2017) Let's hope Gore doesn't have to do another sequel. In a summer that features several superheroes on the screen, you can count the former Vice President as a member of that company.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
77% Atomic Blonde (2017) [Theron] is firing on all cylinders here, proving blondes not only have more fun, they have more guns - and know how to use them.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
40% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) As a time killer, you could do worse thanks to Reynolds and Jackson and even Hayek, who made me laugh and has a natural affinity for comedy.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
No Score Yet Eating Animals (2018) There have been many docus on this subject, but none so determined to pull back the curtains of this different kind of alleged corporate industrial pollution.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
77% Last Flag Flying (2017) What makes it work so splendidly are some terrific characters you don't mind spending a couple of hours with.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
87% Professor Marston & The Wonder Women (2017) Without giving too much away, this trio's relationship goes on for decades, but it is the act of watching it evolve and usurp puritanical attitudes to triumph in so many ways that makes this fascinating biopic work as well as it does.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
19% Daddy's Home 2 (2017) Fortunately Daddy's Home 2 not only has Ferrell and Wahlberg doing their thing that worked well the first time, they have real pros in Lithgow and Gibson to come to the rescue.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
92% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) McDonagh has a way with a line that is without compare, and he has put together a cast who knows how to sock it home. Harrelson is excellent with a character who also takes unexpected turns that we aren't prepared for.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
4/5 56% The Greatest Showman (2017) Hugh Jackman fronts a lively family musical as PT Barnum, a role he was born to play. Terrific Pasek and Paul songs light up the screen with a holiday treat.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
4/5 73% Hostiles (2018) Scott Cooper does well by the genre and delivers a dark but powerful western that pulls no punches and features a great Christian Bale performance.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
2/5 26% Bright (2017) Netflix's misguided mashup is like Lethal Weapon meets Lord Of The Rings but does star Will Smith no favors.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
50% Downsizing (2017) Payne has cast this film perfectly with Damon an ideal fit as Paul, and Wiig nicely underplaying her comic predicament. ‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
78% All the Money in the World (2017) It's a Christmas miracle that Scott met this date, but one for which lovers of smart and dynamic filmmaking should be grateful.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
5/5 92% The Shape of Water (2017) Guillermo Del Toro's magical masterpiece is simply a fever dream of a romantic movie - and then some.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2017